wish: optimize (x > 0.) floating point comparison.

Richard Henderson rth@cygnus.com
Sat Sep 26 10:41:00 GMT 1998


On Sat, Sep 26, 1998 at 10:03:54AM -0400, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> Don't let the 96-bit length fool you.  It's really the same format,
> but with 16 bits wasted (for alignment purposes, I assume).

No it isn't the same, as the representable precision is different.
For example, LDBL_MIN:

	i386	3.36210314311209350626e-4932
	m68k	1.68105157155604675313e-4932


r~



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